Business

The Board of Directors for the Bristol Bay Native Corporation has voted to oppose Ballot Measure 2 to legalize the use and sale of marijuana in Alaska for anyone over the age of 21. The Board voted on the matter on October 3rd.

Governor Parnell

A major business advocacy organization is throwing its support behind Alaska Governor Sean Parnell’s quest for another term. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

North Pacific Seafood's

A high-level executive with Trident Seafood’s is switching companies. John Garner is set to become the new Chief Operating Officer for North Pacific Seafood’s early next month.

New Unemployment Data Released for Alaska

Sep 19, 2014

Alaska’s unemployment rate inched upwards in August despite an established trend where the rate would fall through August or even September. KDLG’s Mike Mason took a look at the data for this report.

Arts and Recreation Employment Growing

Sep 4, 2014
AK DOL

New statistics show increased job growth in Alaska’s arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Customers of the Nushagak Cooperative in the Dillingham area will soon see some significant increases in what they pay for electricity, cable and internet. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Subway Restaurant Set to Open In Dillingham

Aug 27, 2014

A new fast food restaurant opening up later this winter in Dillingham will give residents different eating options, but it won’t be accompanied by many of the nationally recognized meal deals. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has more.

BBNC

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation had revenues of well over a billion dollars in Fiscal Year 2014. However, revenues were down slightly compared to 2012 and 2013. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Youth Joblessness Higher Than Overall Unemployment

Aug 25, 2014

New federal statistics that young Alaskan workers face greater unemployment than the general population.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

USDA

A U.S. Department of Agriculture visit to the Bristol Bay region has drawn interest for the organization’s resource grants, but adequate time for submitting proposals might limit potential businesses from applying this year. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the story.

AGC

National unemployment numbers for the construction industry may not reflect those of Alaska.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

USDA

A high-ranking official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in the Bristol Bay region this week to discuss a seldom used program focused specifically on helping small businesses overcome challenges. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Steve Steinke - Alaska Village Electric Cooperative Facebook

An electric utility company that serves much of southwest and western Alaska recently received a grant to improve energy costs for small businesses. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has more.
 

Alaska LNG Project Applies for Export License

Jul 22, 2014

A state natural gas project has reached an important bureaucratic milestone.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Unemployment in Southwest Alaska is 13.4-Percent

Jul 21, 2014

Southwest Alaska continues to have the highest unemployment rate in the state. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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